Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Media Coverage

Study Finds China’s Ecosystems Have Become Healthier »

June 17, 2016

New report co-authored by Senior Fellow Gretchen Daily on China's efforts to restore natural habitats

By Te-Ping Chen, Wall Street Journal

Data Shows Climate Impacts From Farming Are Getting Worse »

June 15, 2016

Senior Fellow Rob Jackson (Earth System Science) explains new UN data on pollution from farming.

By John Upton, KQED

Coral Reefs Doing Better Than Expected »

June 15, 2016

Discusses Center for Ocean Solutions co-authored study in Nature about coral reef 'bright spots'.

By Brian Clark Howard, National Geographic

Chris Field to Lead Stanford Woods Institute »

June 9, 2016

Discusses appointment of Senior Fellow Chris Field (Biology, Earth System Science) as new Woods director.

By Gayathri Vaidyanathan, ClimateWire

Inside Hillary Clinton's Climate and Energy Plans »

June 9, 2016

Reports on Woods-hosted conference, "Setting the Climate Agenda for the Next U.S. President."

By Anne Mulkern, ClimateWire

Ocean 'Dandruff' a New Tool for Marine Biologists »

June 2, 2016

Describes innovative eDNA project, funded in part by a Woods EVP grant, that could help track rare & endangered marine species.

By Emily Benson, San Jose Mercury News

Climate Scientists Debate Best Path Forward for Clean Energy »

June 1, 2016

Senior Fellow Mark Jacobson (Civil and Environmental Engineering) on the merits of nuclear versus renewable energy sources.

By Umair Irfan, Scientific American

Firm Footing for Cloud Seeding »

May 30, 2016

Senior Fellow Robert Jackson (Earth System Science) on the relative benefits of cloud seeding.

By Janet Pelley, Chemical & Engineering News

America's Aging Pipelines »

May 30, 2016

Senior Fellow Robert Jackson (Earth System Science) uses mobile detector to assess leaks from natural gas pipelines.

By Rene Marsh, CNN

Danger Below? New Properties Hide Abandoned Oil And Gas Wells »

May 30, 2016

Senior Fellow Robert Jackson (Earth System Science) comments on danger from millions of abandoned oil and gas wells in the U.S.

By Stephanie Joyce, NPR

Study: Sierra Nevada Forests Shifting to Higher Elevations as Temperatures Warm »

May 25, 2016

Senior Fellow Chris Field (Biology, Earth System Science) comments on climate change effects on forests.

By Paul Rogers, San Jose Mercury News

As Climate Crisis Worsens, It's Interior Secretary Jewell Who's Being Naïve »

May 23, 2016

Cites a study by Senior Fellow Mark Jacobson (Civil and Environmental Engineering) 

By Randi Spivak, The Hill

News coverage from Conference on Climate Priorities for the Next U.S. President »

May 11, 2016

At Stanford on May 6, a panel of climate change, energy and governance experts identified key climate and energy policies that the next U.S. president could either execute or use to attract bipartisan support as part of the...

ClimateWire, Forbes, Scientific American, The Mercury News, SNS

South America's Prehistoric Settlers Spread Like 'Invasive Species' »

May 3, 2016

Cites a study co-authored by Senior Fellow Elizabeth Hadly (Biology).

By Angela Laguipo, Tech Times

The Race to Make Virtual Reality an Actual (Business) Reality »

April 27, 2016

Interviews and cites research executed by Senior Fellow Jeremy Bailenson (Communication).

By Jeffrey M. O'Brien, Fortune

Lead Isn’t the Only Threat to Drinking Water »

April 27, 2016

Details a study co-authored by Senior Fellow Robert Jackson (Earth System Science).

By Zoë Carpenter, The Nation

"Keystone-ization" is the fossil fuel industry's new nightmare »

April 25, 2016

Senior Fellow Robert Jackson (Earth System Science) comments on pipelines and the fossil fuel industry.

By Melissa Cronin, Grist

Snowpack is melting fast, despite April storms »

April 24, 2016

Cites a study co-authored by Senior Fellow Noah Diffenbaugh (Earth System Science).

By Paige Blankenbuehler, High Country News

Could vegetarians save the world's forests? »

April 23, 2016

Includes comments on the world's food consumption by Senior Fellow Eric Lambin (Earth System Science).

By Eva Botkin-Kowacki, The Christian Science Monitor

Stanford’s Virtual Reality Lab Turned Me Into a Cow, Then Sent Me to the Slaughterhouse »

April 22, 2016

Cites research on virtual reality done by Senior Fellow Jeremy Bailenson (Communication).

By Kara Platoni, KQED

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